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Today In History

Sun., May 25, 1997

In 1787: The Constitutional Convention was convened in Philadelphia.

In 1935: Babe Ruth hit his 714th and final home run, for the Boston Braves.

In 1986: An estimated 7 million Americans participated in “Hands Across America,” forming a line across the country to raise money for the nation’s hungry and homeless.


 
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